Types of Funds

Unrestricted Funds

The donor allows the Board of Trustees the freedom to choose the grant recipients and respond to changing needs in the community.

Abromson-Fleming Memorial Trust
James J. Abromson & Marian F. Abromson Memorial Trust
Russell H., Ruth L. & Richard W. Ashton Memorial Trust – First Merchants
Russell H., Ruth L. & Richard W. Ashton Memorial Trust -MainSource Bank
Kelly & Margaret Baggs Endowment
Charles A. Baird Trust
Clifford & Nancy Ball Endowment Fund
Charles & Helen Barrenbrugge Memorial General Charitable Trust
Carl Bimel Fund
Bollenbacher & Associates, LLC Endowment
John & Dr. Carole Brigham Fund
William Bynum Memorial Fund
Lawrence H. & Mary Jane Calhoun Memorial Fund
Community Enhancement Endowment
Robert & Kathleen Cue Endowment
James L. and Claudia A. Cull & Bill J. and Mary C. Davis Endowment
Ted C. Fleming and Alma M. Fleming Endowment
Phil & Linda Frantz Family Endowment
Ron and Lonette Freeman Family Endowment
Charles W. Geeting Memorial Trust
General Memorial Fund – First Merchants Bank
General Memorial – MainSource Bank
General Unrestricted Fund– First Merchants Bank
General Unrestricted Fund– MainSource Bank
Eugene M. & Jane Anne Gillum Endowment
Bertha and Ralph Green – Helen and Tony Saffer Memorial Trust
Donald Hall Memorial Fund
Donald & Vadia Hall Fund
Lee G. & Corinne Hall Fund
Margaret & John Hardy, Jr. Fund
Mahlon L. and Eva M. Houser Endowment Fund
Hudson Family Fund
John J. Jaqua, Sr. & Grace R. Jaqua Endowment Fund
Charles & Ruth Joos Fund
Bob W. & Frances M. Leggett Endowment
Lilly Endowment – First Merchants Bank
Lilly Endowment – MainSource Bank
James E. Luginbill Memorial Fund
Jim & Jean Luginbill Endowment
MainSource Bank Endowment
J.Murl & Opal Smith May Fund
Meshberger Brothers Stone Corporation Fund
Greg & Marianne Moser Family Fund
Maxwell N. Naas & Cornelia Naas Trust
Gladys Thomas Pearson Memorial Trust
Jacquin S. Peterson Memorial Fund
Earl G., Genevra J., and Glen E. Pyle Endowment
The Portland Foundation Board of Trustees Fund
Lydia Naas Raunecker Charitable Trust
Sara Haynes Ronald Fund
Elizabeth A. Starbuck Endowment
Bud & Florence (Limbert) Study Endowment
June Shawver Study Endowment Fund
Fred M Stultz Endowment
Joseph T. & Marlene (Frahm) Suhr Fund
Walter A. Suman Fund
Glen & Martina Theurer Endowment
Virgil & Josephine Thomas Memorial Fund
Katherine Timmonds Fund
Lou Wasmuth Memorial Fund
J. Arthur Williams – Orville Easterday Trust
Phyllis Badders Williams Fund
Young Family Trust

Administrative Funds

The donor specifies operating support for the Foundation.

50th Anniversary Administrative Endowment
Administrative Endowment – First Merchants Bank
Administrative Endowment – MainSource Bank
Ann H. Goodrich Administrative Endowment
Hugh N. Ronald, Jr. Memorial Trust
Edward A. and Orpha M. Zearbaugh Memorial Endowment Fund

Field of Interest

The donor may specify a field of interest, but leaves selection of the exact recipients to the discretion of the Board of Trustees.

1776 Fund
Paul and Velma Beard Memorial Fund
Cincinnatus League Endowment
Fund for a More Attractive Community Trust
Clyde E. Geeting Memorial Trust
Robert M. and Francis O. Gillespie Educational Trust
Ralph and Bertha Green – Tony and Helen Saffer Fund for the Elderly
Mel and Evelyn Hanlin Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Fund
Harold Rex and Kiku Hardwick Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Fund
William and Ruby Hudson Endowment
Jay County Endowment for Literacy
Jean Leslie Jaqua Fund
New Corydon Sports Club Fund
Portland Monthly Meeting of Friends Endowment Fund
Elizabeth A. Starbuck Fund for the Elderly
Ruth Starlin Schafer Fund to Assist Aspiring Artists
Ralph Denver Stroud & Helen Stroud Enodowment Fund
Virgil B. and Josephine H. Thomas Educational Fund
Joseph F. Vormohr Memorial Fund
John F. Wible Memorial Fund

Restricted Funds

The donor may name one or more particular agencies or institutions to receive grants.

James & Marian Abromson Endowment (Arts Place)
Asbury United Methodist Church Endowment
Zelma Bailey Jay County (Boys Club) Community Center Endowment
Charles & Helen Barrenbrugge Arts Place Building Fund
Charles & Helen Barrenbrugge Jay County Boys Club Building Fund
Bryant Area Community Center Endowment
Alwyn A. Carder (Historical) Fund
Tom Casey Immaculate Conception Church Children’s Fund
Jack Cole Fund For Volunteers Endowment
Community Seasonal Decorations Endowment
Dunkirk Endowment
Dunkirk Scout Cabin Endowment
Freedom Park Endowment Fund
Friends of Jay County Agriculture Endowment
Friends of Jay County Agriculture Fund
Friends Of Salamonia School/Park Endowment
Gary P. Gibson Fund for Jay County Boy Scouts
Glass Museum of Dunkirk Endowment
Hawkins Community Trust Endowment
John J. & Nancy S. Hawkins Memorial Endowment
Larry and Maria Hiatt Endowment
Hudson Charitable Trust
Elizabeth A. Hudson Endowment
Zackery W. Hummer Memorial Fund
Jay County Boys Club Zelma Bailey Endowment Fund
Jay County Christian Academy Endowment
JC Historical Society Endowment – First Merchants Bank
JC Historical Society Endowment – MainSource Bank
Jay County Humane Society Endowment
JC Scout Cabin Endowment
Jay County Trails Club Fund
Jayland Rescue Mission Endowment
JRDS Ann Goodrich Endowment
Raymond & Vesta Juillerat Memorial Fund
Limberlost Swamp Remembered
Ray C. & Patricia S. McKinley Fund
Meeker Family Endowment
Dr. Bob Morrison Memorial Swim Fund
Museum Of The Soldier Endowment
Maxwell N. & Cornelia S. Naas – Arts Place Building Fund
Maxwell N. & Cornelia S. Naas – (Jay County Boys Club) Community Center Building Fund
Catherine Ochs Trust
Old White Oak Cemetery Fund (Kennedy/Smith)
Pennville Community Center Endowment
Pennville Endowment
Pregnancy Care Center of Jay County Endowment Fund
Redkey Community Center Endowment
Redkey Endowment
Hugh N. & Sara E. Ronald Trust (Arts Place)
Helen M. (Spahr) Schafer Memorial Endowment for Jay- Randolph Developmental Services
Millard J. & Mary F. (Betty) Schwartz Endowment
Spirit of Community Fund
Darla Stafford Endowment
Elizabeth A. Starbuck Arts Place Fund
Elizabeth A. Starbuck Jay County Hospital Foundation Fund
Elizabeth A. Starbuck Jay-Randolph Developmental Services Fund
Elizabeth A. Starbuck John Jay Center for Learning Fund
Julia Magil Starbuck Memorial Collection
Stratton Antioch Cemetery Memorial FunD
Richard A Taylor, MD Memorial Fund
Women’s Endowment Fund
Women’s Giving Circle Fund
Youth for Christ Endowment
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Endowment

Scholarship Funds

The donor outlines the criteria for awards to deserving students so they may pursue educational opportunities.

Albert & Donna Abromson Scholarship Trust
Matt Aker Scholarship Fund
Michael A. Alig Jay County FFA Memorial Scholarship Fund
Alpha Associate Chapter of Tri-Kappa Scholarship Fund
Altrusa Club Scholarship Fund
Robert M. Anderson Trust
John L. Armantrout Science Scholarship Fund
Jan Arnold Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dr. Ara C. & Gay B. Badders Scholarship Fund
Ruth Whipple Badders Scholarship Endowment
Ferd & Miriam Badt Trust
Charles A. Baird Trust
James & Florence Baldwin Scholarship Fund
Clifford & Nancy Ball Scholarship Fund
Roberta Kay Beard Scholarship Fund
Howard C. Berry Vocational Trust
Arnold & Eugenia Beumer Scholarship Fund
Jeff & Eileen Bickel Memorial Scholarship Fund
Blaine United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund
Eric Bricker Memorial Scholarship Fund
Michelle E. Bruggeman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Bryant High School Scholarship Fund
Alwyn A. Carder Scholarship Fund
Earl Cartwright Memorial Scholarship Fund
Tom Casey JCCT Memorial Scholarship Fund
Tom Casey Memorial Scholarship Fund
John L. Chitwood Trust
Church Women United Of Jay County Scholarship Fund
Joe Scott Clark Memorial Scholarship Fund
Orda Graves Cook Scholarship Fund
Kristan Danae Corwin Memorial Scholarship Fund
Seth L. Corwin Memorial Scholarship Fund
Marseal T. Deweerd Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sharon Dues Memorial Scholarship Fund
East Central Opportunities, Inc. Scholarship Fund
Della E. Elberson Fund
Tyrus Ellingwood Memorial Scholarship Fund
Felts-Hanlin Scholarship Fund
Russell and Mary Jane Figert Scholarship Fund
First Bank of Berne Scholarship Fund
Fugiett Construction Systems, Inc. Scholarship Fund
Dr. Kathleen A. Galbraith Memorial Education Scholarship Fund
Edith Gaunt Memorial Scholarship Fund
Bernice Tharp Gibble Memorial Teacher Scholarship Fund
Crystal R. & Patricia A. Gibson Scholarship Fund
Mary Helen North Gildersleeve Scholarship Fund
Dr. Eugene Gillum Education Fund
Peggy Glentzer Memorial Scholarship Fund
Eva Moore Gordon & E. Moore Trust
Gov. I. P. Gray Alumni Scholarship Fund
Jeannie Habegger MemorialScholarship Fund
Weldon L. & Dorothy H. Hamma Scholarship Fund
Gladys G. Hardy Scholarship Fund
James E. Hardy “Portland Panther” Scholarship Fund
Edward M. Haynes Trust
Wayne W. & Marguerite M. Hinkle Scholarship Fund
Joyce A. Horn Scholarship Fund
Frank A. Inman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Inman-Myers Scholarship Trust
Jay County Aids Task Force, Inc. Scholarship Fund
Jay County French Connection Scholarship Fund
Jay County Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Fund
Jay County High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
Jay Lodge # 87 Free & Accepted Masons F. Edward & Marcelle Smith Scholarship Fund
Jay-Sea Scholarship Fund
Clarence O. Jelleff Trust
John Jay Center for Learning Scholarship Fund
Charles & Ruth Joos Scholarship Fund
F. Dale Jordan Scholarship Fund
Juan Pablo Heart and Attitude Scholarship Fund
Knights Of Pythias Red Cross Lodge #88 Scholarship Fund
Legacy 2001 Scholarship Fund
Fred Lingo Memorial Scholarship Fund
Madison High School Alumni Scholarship Fund
Melissa D. “Missy” Lee Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ernest & Martha Loy Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dr. Glade A. & Joyce H. McAfee Memorial Scholarship Fund
Robert & Helen McCreery Scholarship Fund
Elizabeth R. McCurdy Memorial Scholarship Fund
John & Imelda McKeown Trust
Ray & Samaria J. McKinley Memorial Scholarship Fund
Meshberger Brothers Stone Corp. Scholarship Fund
Madonna Miller Memorial Teacher Scholarship Fund
Robert M. & Ruth I. Miller Scholarship Fund
Maude M. Moran Trust
Christine Morrow Honorary Scholarship/Epsilon Phi Chapter of Delta Theta Tau
Ashley Muhlenkamp 4-H Memorial Scholarship Fund
George E. Myron Memorial Scholarship Fund
Stephen Myron 4-H Supreme Achiever Award
Dorothy O’Brien Geggenheimer Odle Scholarship Fund
C.W. Oehler Memorial Scholarship Fund
Pay It Forward Scholarship Fund
Pennville Church of Christ Scholarship Fund
James E. Peterson Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund
Jerry R Pierce Memorial Scholarship Fund
Randy O. Poole Memorial Scholarship Fund
Portland Lions Club Scholarship Fund
Portland Vocational Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
Eunice R. Pray Memorial Scholarship Fund
Robert Quadrozzi Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sheri & Nicholas Reinhart Memorial Trust
Betty Lavon Grace Rigby Scholaship Fund
Martha Catharine Rockwell Music Scholarship Fund
Kris A. Rose Memorial Scholarship Fund
Stephen Sain, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
S.D.P. Manufacturing, Inc. Scholarship Fund
Vecil Bookout Schlechty Memorial Trust
Catherine M. & Donald A. Schramm Scholarship Fund
Harold E. & Maxine E. Schutz Memorial Scholarship Fund
George & Sallie Schwartz Trust
Paul B. & Ruth Schumaker Shimp Scholarship Fund
Don E. Selvey Memorial Scholarship Fund
Raymond & Mary Shreeve Trust
F. Edward & Marcelle Young Smith Scholarship Fund
James H. Smith Memorial Trust
Helen P. Spahr Memorial Scholarship Fund
Christopher Spradling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Starbuck Endowment
Elizabeth A. Starbuck Scholarship II
Haynes Starbuck Scholarship II
Don Selvey Scholarship II
Margie Nesbitt Steffy Memorial Scholarship Fund
Georgetta Strait Memorial Scholarship Fund
William R. Sudhoff Memorial Scholarship Fund
Everett and Lisabeth Hiatt Taylor Memorial Scholarship Fund
Orla L. and Ruth E. Tharp Educational Fund
Ethel Marie Schumaker Thenis Memorial Scholarship Fund
Justin Valentine Holy Trinity Catholic Church Scholarship Fund
Norm Vinson Scholarship Fund
Joseph F. Vormohr Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mike Walters Student/Athlete Scholarship Fund
Elda Mae (Winger) Weaver Scholarship Fund
Warren Wyatt Wells Memorial Scholarship Fund
Westchester United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund
A. Iona Williamson Trust
Zachary Allen Wolford 4-H Memorial Scholarship Fund
Margo Zielinski Memorial Scholarship Fund

Donor Advised Funds

The donor may suggest possible grant recipients to the Foundation each year.

Pete Brewster Donor Advised Fund
Inman Family Endowment
James B. Jaqua Endowment Fund
MDJ Donor Advised Fund
Moser Family MemorialTrust
Naas Family Charitable Trust
Patriots Remembered Fund
Judith A. Sipe Endowment
Barb Wilkinson Memorial Fund

Agency Funds

An agency or organization creates a fund which supports its mission.

American Culture, Inc. Endowment Fund
Arts Place, Inc. – First Merchants Bank
Arts Place, Inc. – MainSource Bank
Habitat for Humanity of Jay County, Inc. Endowment
Lee G. & Linda L. Hall Endowment
Tom Hunt Endowment
JC Assoc. for Crippled Children/Adults Memorial
JC (Boys Club) Community Center Endowment
JC Boy Scouts-Myron Freeman Endowment
Jay County Cancer Society Endowment
JC Fair Assoc. Inc. Endowment.
JC 4-H General Endowment
JC Fourth of July Committee Endowment
JC Historical Society Genealogy Endowment
JC Pee Wee Football Endowment
JC Public Library Endowment
JC Public Library Second Century Fund
JC Scout Facility Inc. Endowment
Jay-Randolph Developmental Services Inc. Endowment
Limberlost Cemetery Association
David Brent Miller Jay County Boys & Girls Club Fund
Meridian Services Endowment
National Center for Great Lakes Native
Jerry R. Pierce Memorial Endowment
Portland Evening Optimist Club
Portland Morning Optimist Club
Portland Parks Endowment
Portland Rotary Foundation Endowment
Linda Ripley and Ann Goodrich Memorial Fund
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana, Inc. Fund
United Way Of Jay County Inc. Endowment
West Jay Community Center Endowment
Westchester Cemetery Endowment
Youth Service Bureau of Jay County Inc. Endowment